With eight Brooks PR auto bids on the line, Flo Golden South is set to be SPICY!
Florida Track & Field and Cross Country News
Sophomore Dalton Hengst has run 4:10 in the 1600m. Check out his workout before Flo Golden South!
Lily Williams of Chiles High School (FL) capped off her senior season by winning the mile at the 2012 Golden South Classic in 4:46.15 which stands as the fast time in meet history over the last ten years. We take a look at the top marks in the girls distance events from the past decade! Who makes the cut and who will add their name to the list after Flo Golden South this weekend?
2013 produced one of the fastest 800m races in the last decade at Golden South with the top three under 1:51.53 lead by Cory Nicholls of McEachern (GA) who ran 1:50.69. We take a look at the top 50 boys times in every distance event since 2006!
The future adidas pro was the undisputed US #1 ranked sprinter in her senior year
Tamari Davis is only a 7th grader, but Saturday she will line up next to girls four and five years older at Flo Golden South. Davis isn't threatened though, feeling as if she belongs right next to them, and says she's been working hard to run at this meet where she failed to qualify for the finals last year running 12s. We caught up with her Coach Gary Evans to talk about this special athlete and her preparation for the weekend.
Storms, records, and a shocking disqualification turn up the pressure on DeSoto.
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Former Oak Ridge standout and current Florida Gator Sharrika Barnett wowed the crowd when she scorched the track at last year's Golden South Classic running 52.89 for 400m which is nearly half a second faster than the next closest time in the last decade! We take a look at the 50 fastest marks since 2006 in the girls sprint/hurdle events. Which athletes will add their name to this list in 2016?
Tyree Hill of Georgia went beast mode at the 2012 Golden South Classic running 10.19 in the 100m prelims and closing out the night with a 20.14 in the 200m dash! Those times were the fastest in the country at the time and stand as the best in meet history over the last decade. See who makes the top 50 boys sprint/hurdle performances since 2006.
The two-time Olympic medalist left his mark on the Flo Golden South Invitational in 1997
Charlotte senior Marshall Dillon who boasts personal bests of 1:54.28 (800m), 4:16.18 (1,600m), and 15:54.20 (XC) has followed in the footsteps of former Tarpon teammates Tyler Cardillo and Ryan Schnulle and selected the University of Florida to continue his college running career. We caught up with Dillon to talk about the decision and his postseason plans before he heads off to Gainesville.
Billy and Jojo bring you the biggest news of the weekend
The adidas Dream Mile hopes to attract top high schoolers seeking the Olympic Trials qualifying standard
The meet is heating up with many athletes wanting to win a golden ticket to Brooks PR.
Octavious Freeman stole the show at the 2011 Golden South Classic winning both the 100 and 200m dash. Her times of 11.21 and 22.96 stand as the fastest of the last decade. We take a look at the top girls times/marks in every event over the last ten years of the meet and don't forget to register to make your mark on history here!
Avery Bartlett of Florida and Conner Mantz of Utah battle it out in the mile at last year's Golden South Classic. The duo produced the number two and three fastest times in the last decade running 4:08.55 and 4:08.77. Check out the top 50 rankings for every boys event in meet history since 2006 and register to make your mark on history here!
The nation's top two sprinters in the Class of 2003 faced off at Flo Golden South
We saw a ton of impressive performances in the middle school rankings in the girls field events including the throws. Take a look at the top 50 girls discus, shot put, high jump, long jump and triple jump. See where you stack up against your peers.
With the middle school season coming to an end we take a look at the top 50 boys in EVERY field event this season!
In the last Olympic year -- 2012 -- a senior from Mansfield Timberview High School in Texas stole headlines as the hottest quarter miler in town: Aldrich Bailey.
Alexandra Del Re and Valerie Lastra proved why they are two of the top distance standouts in our girls middle school rankings. Both ran FLYRA Middle School State Championship meet records in the 3,000 (10:04.16) and 1,500m run (4:40.56) respectively. See the top 50 middle school girls in EVERY distance event.
Emerald Coast Middle School 8th grader Jacob D'Aleo's 4:25.19 1,500m run earned him a middle school state championship and the fastest time of any middle schooler at that distance. D'Aleo also ranked in the top ten in the 800m run and 1,600m run. We take a look at the final boys middle school rankings for EVERY distance event.
Derrick Adkins set the 400m hurdles meet record in 1987
Our team was on-site at the South Florida Track & Field Showcase and captured some of the race action that included both high school and post collegiate athletes!
The two young Olympic hopefuls met at the 2014 edition of the Flo Golden South
2015 Golden South miles came down to a massive kick on the final lap.
Will Bridges was on-site at the South Florida Track & Field Showcase and captured over 350 photos of all the action including this one of the girls 800m run.
Q&A with the most decorated prep athlete in Louisiana state history